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American River College Transfer Programs

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Accelerated College Education (ACE)
The Accelerated College Education (ACE) program provides students with a fast track for completing their CSU general education for transfer, through 8 week courses that meet in the evenings and on weekends at our Natomas Center.

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Honors Program
RC Honors is a member of the Honors Transfer Council of California. 

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Puente Project
The Puente Project's goal is to increase the number of educationally underrepresented students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees, and return to their communities as leaders and mentors to future generations. Puente students (aka Puentistas) work closely with their counselor, English instructor, and mentor to prepare for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

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TRIO is a program that works with first Veterans, STEM majors, first generation, low-income and/or disabled students by providing them with academic advisement, financial aid information, transfer information, tutoring, cultural and educational field trips in preparation for successful graduation and/or transfer to a four-year college or university.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Program
STEM is a learning community for students pursuing four-year degrees in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community
The Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community (USLC) at American River College is open to all students and is specifically designed to increase the retention and success rate as well as the graduation and transfer rates of African ancestry students.

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